Glow in the dark, UV, LED, Luminous. What do these mean?

Glow in the Dark

Glow necklaces

glow shot glasses

glow stick cap

 

 

 

 

Glow products are a single-use translucent plastic tube containing isolated substances which when combined make light through a chemical reaction-induced chemiluminescence which does not require an electrical power source.


 

UV Reactive

UV Glow paint

 

 

 

 

 

UV reactive products will only glow under UV or black light. They have an intense glow under UV light plus anything white will also glow under this light.


 

LED Light

LED Star wand LED flashing dreadlock headband

LED battery candle

LED stands for light emitting diode. Products that have LED lights are battery operated and contain a number of LED’s inside.


 

Luminous

Glow shoelaces glow in the dark shoe laces

 

 

 

 

 

Luminous products need light to charge them so that they can glow in the dark. This light can be from the sun or any other source of light like a lamp, phone light or UV light.


 

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